Rattan Wood & Resins

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AGILAWOOD/ CHINESE EAGLEWOOD - LIGNUM AQUILARIAE RESINATUM
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Agilawood/ Chinese Eaglewood Lignum Aquilariae Resinatum Chen Xiang 沉香 The resinous wood of Aquilaria agallocha Roxb. or A. sinensis (Lour.) Gilg. of family Thymelaeaceae.

AKEBIA STEM - CAULIS AKEBIAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Akebia Stem Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong 木通

ALOE - ALOE BARBADENSIS MILLER
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Aloe Aloe barbadensis Miller Lu Hui 芦荟 The concentrated juice exsiccation of Aloe barbadensis Miller. or A. ferox Miller of family Lily. The former is called Lao Lu Hui, while the latter is known as Xin Lu Hui.

AMBER - SUCCINUM
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Amber Succinum Hu Po 琥珀 The resin of Pinus plants, buried under the earth for long years and concreted and transformed to sulfhydryl compound.

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BAMBOO SHAVINGS - CAULIS BAMBUSAE IN TAENIAM
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Bamboo Shavings Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru 竹茹 The dry stratum intermedium of haulm of perennial evergreen plant Bambusa tuldoides Munro or Sinocalamus beecheyanus (Munro) McClure var. pubescens P. F. Li or Phyllostachys nigra (Lodd.) Munro var. henonis (Mitf.) Stapf. ex Rendle of family Gramineae.

BENZOIN - BENZONUM
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Benzoin Benzonum An Xi Xiang  安息香

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CASSIA TWIG - RAMULUS CINNAMOMI
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Cassia Twig Ramulus Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 桂枝 Burgeon of arbor plant Cinnamomum cassia Presl of family Camphor.

CATECHU - ACACIA CATECHU (L. F.) WILLD.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Catechu Acacia Catechu (L. f.) Willd. Er Cha 儿茶

CHINESE ASAFOETIDA - RESINA FERULAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Chinese Asafoetida Resina Ferulae A Wei 阿魏

CHINESE FEVERVINE HERB - PAEDERIA FOETIDA L.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Chinese Fevervine Herb Paederia Foetida L. Ji Shi Teng 鸡屎藤

CHINESE HONEYLOCUST SPINE - SPINA GLEDITSIAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Chinese Honeylocust Spine Spina Gleditsiae Zao Jiao Ci  皂角刺

CHINESE STARJASMINE STEM - CAULIS TRACHELOSPERMI
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Chinese Starjasmine Stem Caulis Trachelospermi Luo Shi Teng 络石藤 The foliferous stem of Trachelospermum jasminoides (Lindl.) Lem. of family Apocynaceae.

COMMON THREEWINGNUT ROOT - RADIX TRIPTERYGII WILFORDII.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Common Threewingnut Root Radix Tripterygii Wilfordii. Lei Gong Teng 雷公藤

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DALBERGIA WOOD/ ROSEWOOD HEART WOOD - LIGNUM DALBERGIAE ODORIFERAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Dalbergia Wood/ Rosewood Heart Wood Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Jiang Xiang 降香

DRAGON’S BLOOD - SANGUIS DRACONIS
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Dragon’s Blood Sanguis Draconis Xue Jie 血竭 The processed resin effused by the fruit of evergreen climbing shrub Daemonorops draco Bl. of family Palmae.

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FRANKINCENSE - OLIBANUM.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Frankincense Olibanum. Ru Xiang 乳香 The exudation of resin from skin areas of tree Boswellia carterii Birdw of family Bruseraceae and plants of the same family.

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GLABROUS SARCANDRA HERB - HERBA SARCANDRAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Glabrous Sarcandra Herb Herba Sarcandrae Zhong Jie Feng  肿节风

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KADSURA PEPPER STEM - CAULIS PIPERIS KADSURAE.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Kadsura Pepper Stem Caulis Piperis Kadsurae Hai Feng Teng 海风藤

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MEDULLA TETRAPANACIS - TETRAPANAX PAPYRIFERUS
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Medulla Tetrapanacis Tetrapanax Papyriferus Tong Cao 通草

MISTLETOE - HERBA VISCI
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Mistletoe Herba Visci Hu Ji Sheng  槲寄生

MULBERRY TWIG - RAMULUS MORI.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Mulberry Twig Ramulus Mori. Sang Zhi 桑枝

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OVIENTVINE - CAULIS SINOMENII
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Ovientvine Caulis Sinomenii Qing Feng Teng  青风藤 Is the dried stem rattan of the Sinomenium acutum (Thunb.)Rehd. et Wils. (family Menisperrnaceae)

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PINE NODULAR BRANCH - LIGNUM PINI NODI.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Pine Nodular Branch Lignum Pini Nodi. Song Jie  松节

PORIA PEEL - CORTEX SCLEROTII PORIAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Poria Peel Cortex Sclerotii Poriae Fu Ling Pi  茯苓皮

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SANDALWOOD - LIGNUM SANTALI ALBI.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Sandalwood Lignum Santali Albi. Tan Xiang  檀香

SAPPAN WOOD - LIGNUM SAPPAN
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Sappan Wood Lignum Sappan Su Mu  苏木 The dry heartwood of tree or bush Caesalpinia sappan L. of family Pulse.

SARGENTGLORYVINE STEM - CAULIS SARGENTODOXAE
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Sargentgloryvine Stem Caulis Sargentodoxae Da Xue Teng 大血藤 The vine and stem of Sargentodoxa cuneata (Oliv. ) Rehd. et wils of family Lardizabalaceae.

SUBERECT SPATHOLOBUS STEM - CAULIS SPATHOLOBI
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Suberect Spatholobus Stem Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng  鸡血藤 The vine of bush Spatholobus suberectus Dunn. of family Pulse.

STACHYURUS - MEDULLA STACHYURI
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name:
Stachyurus Medulla Stachyuri Xiao Tong Cao 小通草

STYRAX - MOSCHUS MOSCHIFERUS L.
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Styrax Moschus Moschiferus L. Su He Xiang  苏合香 The resin exuded from the trunk of Liquidambar orientalis Mill. of family Hamamelidaceae.

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TUBER FLEECEFLOWER STEM - CAULIS POLYGONI MULTIFLORI
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Tuber Fleeceflower Stem Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Shou Wu Teng 首乌藤 The dry vine stem of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb. of family Polygonaceae.

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UNCARIA/ GAMBIR PLANT - UNCARIA RHYNCHOPHYLLA
English Name: Latin Name: Chinese Name: Origin:
Uncaria/ Gambir Plant Uncaria Rhynchophylla Gou Teng 钩藤 The dry stem and and brach with hooks of perennial herb U. rhynchophylla (Miq.) Jacks, U. macrophylla Wall, U. hirsute Havil, U. sinensis (Oliv.) Havil or U. sessilifructus Roxb. Of family Rubiaceae.